TMB (Top Middle Base) is indispensable. When blending, it must cover the top note, middle note, and back note. The three must appear at least once. If only the top and back notes are added and the middle notes are omitted, the aroma will be out of balance and the overall impression will be weak. Although the biggest principle of fragrance is still sensibility, but if you can follow the basic rules of fragrance and make good use of it, you can get a balanced and complete fragrance formula without needing a wide variety of essential oils.
Lemon, Bergamot, Wild Chrysanthemum, etc.
Most of the essential oils extracted from citrus peels belong to the top notes. The fresh fruit aroma is the first to emit aroma, which makes people feel cheerful and energetic.
Aroma lasts about 30-120 minutes
Roman chamomile, Clary sage, Lavender, Geranium, Ylang ylang, Rose, Jasmine, Mint, Tea tree, Eucalyptus, Clove, etc.
The middle notes are mainly based on essential oils extracted from flowers, leaves and spices, which are the center of the fragrance formula, maintaining the overall balance, soft and warm, and reconciling the physical and mental balance.
Aroma lasts about 2-6 hours
Sandalwood, Vetiver, Cedarwood, Patchouli, etc.
The back notes are mostly based on the essential oils extracted from the roots of big trees. The aroma is long-lasting and deep, promotes breathing, stabilizes emotions, and guides people to stay grounded and work hard.
Aroma lasts for 4 hours or even the whole day